How to add a custom block in product view page after product info. I have created a custom block via admin and its id is category-block-1 I have a custom them and i tried override catalog_product_view.xml.


<?xml version="1.0"?>
<page layout="1column" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:framework:View/Layout/etc/page_configuration.xsd">
    <referenceBlock name="product.info.details">
      <block class="Magento\Catalog\Block\Product\View" name="product.block" template="Magento_Catalog::category-block.phtml" >


  echo $this->getLayout()
  • Did you tried My solution ? – Pawan Aug 20 '18 at 17:35
  • @pawan yeah but it won't work – Nismath vi Aug 23 '18 at 6:36
  • what issue you are getting ? Because I checked it and it working fine. – Pawan Sep 6 '18 at 3:14
  • Good to know that, Welcome :) – Pawan Sep 6 '18 at 4:19
  • @Nismathvi did you manage to get it working? – jibin george Jan 17 at 16:20

Why you need phtml, You can directly call static block. You can use below code in:


<referenceContainer name="product.info.main">
    <block class="Magento\Cms\Block\Block" name="myPromo" after="-">
            <argument name="block_id" xsi:type="string">category-block-1</argument>

Hope above will Help!

  • How does this work? is this for all product page? – jibin george Jan 17 at 14:39

You don't need to call Magento\Catalog\Block\Product\View in layout file better way to call any template file is to call Magento\Framework\View\Element\Template

Another way is to call the static block directly in below file:


Only the block named "content" has an "auto render" feature so you want to call <?php echo $block->getChildHtml('product.block'); ?> inside /[VENDOR_NAME]/[THEME_NAME]/Magento_Catalog/templates/product/view/details.phtml

PS: You probably don't need to load the class="Magento\Catalog\Block\Product\View" again so better to use Magento\Framework\View\Element\Template

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